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Tate Reeves on VoteMatch



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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Ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Our commitment to pro-life values must never waver: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Abortion services elective and unnecessary during pandemic: Strongly Opposes topic 1
America's abortion laws closer to Chinese communists: Strongly Opposes topic 1
We must show being pro-life is not just being anti-abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I believe that clearly life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Overturning Roe greatest conservative accomplishment: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Make Mississippi the easiest place to raise a family: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Committed to building a more equitable world: Strongly Favors topic 2
Critical race theory is a looming threat in too many schools: Strongly Opposes topic 2
No "Billy Graham rule": Treat female journalists the same: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Support transgender and LGBTQ+ rights
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Backs bill for marriage between one man and one woman: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Clerks have religious right to refuse gay marriage licenses: Opposes topic 3
Radical liberals attempt to undermine scientific truths: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Won't require pronouns that fail to correspond with reality: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
America was founded on Christian values
(-5 points on Social scale)
Creating family-friendly environment was a platform priority: Favors topic 4
Aligns God with prayers for both state and nation: Strongly Favors topic 4
AdWatch: defend "In God We Trust" on new car tag: Favors topic 4
Sin is inherent in the human condition: Strongly Favors topic 4
Blessed by one common God who smiles down upon Mississippi: Strongly Favors topic 4
Mississippians aren't bashful about our reliance on the Lord: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Let's find solutions instead of over-institutionalizing: Opposes topic 5
Invest in health care without succumbing to big government: Opposes topic 5
Ensure everyone has access to affordable health care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Seek free market solutions to disrupt traditional healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Vetoed bill requiring private insurance to be "equitable": Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Public charter schools in failing districts: Favors topic 7
$2 million for a private school vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Let's pay our teachers as much as we can possibly afford: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Job training lifts people out of poverty, into proud work: Neutral on topic 7
Ensure parental choice to save children from bad districts: Favors topic 7
Have invested more than $10 billion in education programs: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Basic right of parents to determine their child's education: Favors topic 7
We need more choice; we need more freedom: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Be cautious of funding change supported by liberal activists: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Businesses have a right to pollute
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Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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Strengthen public safety; more police officers in schools: Favors topic 9
Blue Lives Matter: public safety workers in protected class: Favors topic 9
Educational opportunities for prisoners is a wise investment: Opposes topic 9
Target violent felons for prosecution and conviction: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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Pro-gun rights; lowered barriers to concealed carry: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Reduce taxes to help small business: Strongly Favors topic 11
We need a bold move: elimination of the income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Attract business by elimination of the state's income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
We will eliminate our state's income tax once and for all: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Wants to push for a full elimination of state's income tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Supports law enforcement inquiry into immigration status: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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Strongly Favors topic 14:
Stay away from the UN & Globalism
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America's founding set world to greater prosperity & freedom: Strongly Favors topic 14
Never give into cynics who seek to tear down our great state: Strongly Favors topic 14
Ensure Mississippi children learn true history of America: Strongly Favors topic 14
Our goal must be what I call Mississippi Forever: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Peace through Strength
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Honor Vietnam Veteran's service with 50th anniversary book: Opposes topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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Emails with PERS revealed by public records request: Opposes topic 16
Will advocate for Oregon's voting innovations nationally: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of foreign wars
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We have got to be clear that China is not our friend: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Developing rural areas could provide viable energy resources: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(-3 points on Social scale)
Stronger measures against drugs at work: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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As treasurer, decried state's reliance on borrowing money: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Economic boom due to fiscally conservative principles: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Reduce taxes and work with businesses, & jobs will follow: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Government shouldn't pick winners and losers: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Eliminate unfair licensing regulations: Strongly Opposes topic 20
$250 million investment in affordable housing: Strongly Favors topic 20

Tate Reeves is a Moderate Conservative
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